Are clinicians successful in diagnosing cutaneous adnexal tumors? a retrospective, clinicopathological study.

Aslan K., Karadağ A. S. , Küçük Y., Çobanoğlu Ş., Erdemir V. A. , Akdeniz N.

Turkish journal of medical sciences, vol.50, pp.832-843, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2002-126
  • Title of Journal : Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.832-843
  • Keywords: Cutaneous adnexal tumors, histopathology, sebaceous hyperplasia, pilomatrixoma, Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome, trichoepithelioma, SKIN, NEOPLASMS, BENIGN


Background/aim: Cutaneous adnexal tumors (CAT) are rare tumors originating from the adnexal epithelial parts of the skin. Due to its clinical and histopathological characteristics comparable with other diseases, clinicians and pathologists experience difficulties in its diagnosis.